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A 24-hour glycaemic profile following streptozotocin (80 mg/kg. i.p.) injection was investigated in fasted rats. The most prominent changes in blood glucose were hyperglycaemia associated with low levels of plasma insulin after two hours followed by hypoglycaemia associated with high levels of plasma insulin after six hours; subsequently hyperglycaemia(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the use of the whole-breast sound speed measurement as a marker of breast density (BD), a known risk factor for breast cancer. METHODS As part of an ongoing study of breast cancer detection, 249 patients were scanned with a clinical prototype that operates on the principles of ultrasound tomography. Typically, 40-100 sound speed(More)
Breast cancer is one of the most prevalent cancers diagnosed among the middle aged women. The rate of curacy depends on how well and early the tumor has been detected. One of the most effective methods of breast tumor segmentation is by using x-ray mammography. The accuracy of the results varies with the experience of the radiologists and the quality of the(More)
During the last two decades, islet cell transplantation has been pursed both experimentally and clinically in an effort to ameliorate diabetes mellitus. At present, however, islet cell transplantation still remains at the experimental stages as far as the treatment of diabetes is concerned. Also, culture of islet cells has proved to be rather frustrating(More)
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